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Billy Drake Austin
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Birth: Feb. 5, 1935
Johnston County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 17, 2010
North Carolina, USA


APEX, NC - Billy Drake Austin, 75, of Apex passed away March 17, 2010.

Billy was born February 5, 1935 in Johnston County, to Hudson and Eva Batten Austin.

He married Betty Lou Spencer and retired as Maintenance Supervisor after 37 years with Hudson Belk.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Betty; daughter Betsy Collins (Wayne); grandchildren Holly, Nikki and David Collins, and Shannon Collins Arner; sisters Jackie Gregory (Charles) of Garner; and Janice Austin of Leland; brothers Gilliam Austin (Donna) of Celina, TX, Bobby Austin (Agnes) of Angier; special friends Delores and Jim Davis, and Martha Catlette all of Apex; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A funeral service was held 2:00 pm Friday at Salem Baptist Church, 1200 Salem Church Road, Apex. Burial followed in Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made in Billy's name to
Heartland Hospice
3200 Atlantic Avenue - Suite 100
Raleigh, NC 27604

or to:
Salem Baptist Church Building Fund

~ SOURCE: Apex Funeral Home - Apex, NC
Family links: 
  David Hudson Austin (1911 - 1980)
  Eva Batten Austin (1908 - 1988)
Salem Baptist Church Cemetery
Wake County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: KATHY
Record added: Apr 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51009910
Billy Drake Austin
Added by: KATHY
Billy Drake Austin
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May you rest in eternal Heavenly peace, Mr. Austin!
 Added: Apr. 12, 2010

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